Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Control Systems Engineer

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Role Outline

As part of our growth plan, we have new opportunities for Computer Science/IT or Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates to join our Industrial Automation Energy Industries division. The role will be based in Aberdeen and will require travel to our offices in UK and customer sites (both onshore and offshore). This is a permanent full-time opportunity.

A large part of the role will involve the design, implementation and support of complex Automation and Industrial Cyber Security Systems. The successful candidate will be mentored by a team of experienced engineers with plenty of training on offer. As a graduate engineer your responsibilities will develop in line with the competencies required for the role.

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Main Accountabilities


  • Gain an understanding of ABB’s Industrial Automation systems
  • Participate in all aspects of the ABB UK Graduate development program
  • Work closely with a team of software engineers
  • Understand and update existing hardware and software modules for the development and maintenance of ABB’s Control System products
  • Produce specifications and reports detailing the requirements and features of the products
  • Assist with the assurance, integration and testing of hardware and software modules
  • Deliver updates to the existing products and create new products through working closely with different stakeholders, including the customer and the end user
  • Support Bids and Proposals team in generation of quotations
  • Project management to time, scope and cost.


  • IAEN UK Service Management Team
  • Client interaction
  • Business Development/Account Managers
  • Solution Group Managers
  • Technical Specialists/Consultants.


  • Manage customer expectations and deliver high quality solutions to all ABB customers
  • Drive towards continual improvement
  • Constant learning and expansion of knowledge in Technical Aspects, Commercial Aspects and Project Aspects.
  • Flexibility to ensure you receive an appreciation of all areas of the business
  • Managing changing priorities/activities.


You will be graduating or have graduated with a degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or an engineering based subject.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Have a strong software background
  • Have working knowledge of PLCs, SCADA, HMIs, Industrial Networks and Cyber Security
  • You will have a willingness to learn and ability to innovate
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A self-starter with the ability to work on his or her own initiative, plan well and follow through to project completion
  • Be flexible and prepared to travel to customer sites on occasion.


  • Aim for a Professional accreditation
  • Practical, hands-on experience.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: GB69763730
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Aberdeen
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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